Behind the Scene at the Dole Institute of Politics


  • Categories: Museums | Event
  • Event posted: Sept. 17, 2012
  • Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014

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You’re a fan of the Dole Institute programs…but have you ever visited the Archives?

On Thursday, September 20, 7:00 p.m. learn about the historical treasures held by the Institute! Prior to the Read Across Lawrence: Methland: The Death and Life of an American Small Town program, join the Dole Archives staff for a tour of the Dole Institute’s museum and archives features – including a behind-the-scenes peek into our collections care and storage areas! Space is limited. Reservations are recommended. Contact Audrey at to reserve your space today!

Thursday, September 20, 7:00 p.m. at the Dole Institute RSVP at

The Dole Archive is one of the nation’s largest collections of papers and artifacts for a nonpresidential politician. It contains the complete records of Sen. Dole’s political and post-political career and, as such, documents the development of what have become some of the defining national and international issues of the latter half of the 20th century. The archive also holds a photo collection consisting of 25,000 images, an audio/visual collection, an extensive collection of oral histories, as well as a large collection of art, artifacts and textiles.


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